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That Way with Women (1947)

A bored automobile industry tycoon assumes a false identity, buys a half interest in a gas station, and plays matchmaker for his daughter.

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Greg Wilson
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Marcia Alden
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James P. Alden
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Herman Brinker
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Carter Andrews
Barbara Brown ...
Minerva Alden
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Slade
John Ridgely ...
Sam
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Eddie (as Dick Erdman)
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Melvyn Pfeiffer
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Dr. Harvey
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L.B. Crandall
Olaf Hytten ...
Davis
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Police Desk Sergeant
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Harry Miller
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A bored automobile industry tycoon assumes a false identity, buys a half interest in a gas station, and plays matchmaker for his daughter.

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29 March 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miljonääri huvittelee  »

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Goofs

Two times Marcia is entering her vehicle outside of the jail - once she enters from the sidewalk side and as there's no one sitting in the drivers seat the car zooms off one second after the door closes. The second time she enters from the street side and it appears there's a driver on the right front seat side. This as she drives herself in earlier scenes. See more »

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Version of The Ruling Passion (1922) See more »

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You Go to My Head
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Music by J. Fred Coots
Played on piano at the party
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Too Much
28 September 2010 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This post-war remake of the George Arliss comedy, THE MILLIONAIRE, tries to do a little too much with a little too by-the-numbers story and, as a result, doesn't give the audience much in the way of laughs. To the basic plot of Greenstreet being a retired magnate who buys a garage in partnership with Dane Clark in order to have something to do, is added daughter Martha Vickers' boyfriend, a hood running a protection racket. This gives Miss Vickers more to do than wait for her scenes with Greenstreet and Clark. However, while they increase the screen time, and makes the plot a bit more interesting -- well, who needs much of a plot in a well-performed comedy?

And that's where this movie fails to shine. Greenstreet is fine in his role -- although I do prefer Arliss' lazy slyness in the role -- but neither Clark nor Vickers seem to have anything in the way of comedy chops. Only Alan Hale manages any laughs in his brief scenes. A waste of time.


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